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Thalia Kruger

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Thalia completed her BA and LLB degrees at the University of Stellenbosch. Thereafter she did her PHD on Civil jurisdiction rules in the EU and their impact on third States at the K.U.Leuven in Belgium. While in Belgium she worked as an assistant at the university, participated in various conferences in the field of private international law and international trade law, and maintained databases containing case law on the Viena Sales Convention and European civil procedure. She also worked as recording secretary for the Hague Conference on Private International Law at various occasions and did contract work for them. Thalia worked at an NGO in the field of private international law in family matters in Brussels. She joined the Department of Commercial Law in 2007.

Teaching

Business Law II (Commerce)
Conflicts Resolution (LLB)
Research Focus Group: International Trade Law (LLB)
Commercial Arbitration (LLM)
The Law of International Trade (LLM)

Publications (see cv for full publication list) [broken link]

Kruger, T., Civil jurisdiction rules of the EU and their impact on third States, Oxford University Press, 2008

Kruger, T. "Feasibility Study on the Choice of Law in International Contracts - Overview and analysis of existing instruments", General Affairs and Policy of the Hague Conference on Private International Law, Preliminary Document No 22B, March 2007, http://www.hcch.net/upload/wop/genaff_pd22b2007e.pdf

Kruger, T., "Opinion 1/03, Competence of the Community to conclude the new Lugano Convention on the Jurisiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters" Columbia Journal of European Law, 2006, p. 189-199

Kruger T., Case note on Baby Donna from the perspective of international jurisdiction, Tijdschrift voor Vreemdelingenrecht, 2006, p. 171-174

Kruger, T., Artikelen 96 en 97 in Erauw, J., Fallon, M., Guldix E., Meeusen, J., Pertegás Sender, M., Van Houtte, H., Wautelet, P., Het wetboek internationaal privaatrecht becommentarieerd, 2006, Antwerpen, Intersentia & Brusel, Bruylant

Kruger, T., "The 20th Session of the Hague Conference: a New Choice of Court Convention and the Issue of EC Membership", 2006, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, p. 447-455

Kruger, T., "The South African litigant and European Union rules of civil procedure", (2005) The Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa, p. 75-98

Kruger, T., "Forumbedingen, hun geldigheid en de interactie tussen internationale verdragen en verordeningen" (2005) (3) Tijdschrift@ipr.be, p. 50-53

Kruger, T., "Letter from The Hague: global choice of court clauses?" (2004) The South African Law Journal, p. 752-757

Kruger, T., "Case note on ECJ order Warbecq v. Ryanair, (2004-2005) Columbia Journal for European Law, p. 203-206

Kruger, T., Case note on ECJ judgment Turner v. Grovit, (2004) International and Comparative Law Quarterly, p. 1030-1040

Kruger, T., Case note on ECJ judgment Turner v. Grovit (shorter case note in Dutch), (2004) Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht, p. 802-806

Bambust, I. & Kruger, T., "Artikel 19 Betekening-Vo en artikel 26 EEX-Vo: een juridisch practicum", 2003-2004, Rechtskundig Weekblad, p. 1435-1439.

Kruger, T. "De buitengrenzen van de Europese gerechtelijke ruimte: de positie van partijen van buiten de E.U.: deel 1", in Storme, M. & De Leval, G. (eds), Het Europees Gerechtelijk Recht & Procesrecht, 2003, Brugge, Die Keure, p. 63-71

Bodson, E. & Kruger, T., "De positieve of negatieve betekenis van het stilzwijgen in het internationaal handelsverkeer", case note on the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Ghent of 15 May 2002, 2003 (2), Tijdschrift voor Belgisch Handelsrecht, p. 161-167

Kruger, T. & Van Houtte, H., "Geschillenbeslechting: rechtbank of arbitrage" in Van Houtte, H. (ed), Themis: Internationale Handelsrecht en Arbitrage, 2001-2002, die Keure, Brugge, p. 53-77

Kruger, T., Case note on ECJ judgment Ingmar GB Ltd. v. Eaton Leonard Technologies Inc., 2002 Columbia Journal of European Law, p. 85-91.